SAFER THAN IT WAS – Fundraiser facilitator for the Recreation Reseve Lori Conroy and three of her six children (L-R) Judd, Jordi and Jhett with the new bark, making the playground safer until a new facility is purchased. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Making it safe to play

By Jessica Howard The Ballan community have dug deep into their pockets to help fund a revamp of the old recreation reserve playground. Ballan resident, Lori...
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Police detective framed

By Kate Taylor A portrait of former Moorabool resident Kevin Carson has been entered in the 2017 Archibald Prize. Detective Sergeant Carson, who recently moved from...
Bacchus Marsh and Melton Regional Hospital

Hubba Bubba’s

By Jessica Howard It took less than 24-hours for five bundles of joy to arrive into the world last month. Bacchus Marsh and Melton Regional Hospital...
Paul Hogan, Daniel Duhovic, Tung Lo

NOT GUILTY OF MURDER

By Jessica Howard  A Victoria Supreme Court jury has found Maddingley Mechanic Christopher Trotter not guilty of murder. Mr Trotter has been on trial since June...

Spectacular!

By Helen Tatchell It was a steam rail spectacular throughout Moorabool, even if the wait was two and a half hours for a two and...

An example of a good bloke

By Helen Tatchell For he’s a jolly good fellow, for he’s a jolly good fellow…., actually he is a Paul Harris Fellow. Senior Constable Jim Ross...
Daniel Duhovic will plead guilty to one charge of murder and one charge recklessly cause injury, after fatally shooting Bacchus Marsh man Paul Hogan on Tuesday 24 May 2016 outside his home in Labilliere Street, as he sat in his white van

(Update) GUILTY – Man pleads guilty to ‘Murder in Marsh’

By Jessica Howard (at the Melbourne Magistrates Court) (updated Monday 26 June 4:15pm) Friends and colleagues of Yu Tong “Tracy” Lo say she was never in...
Missing man Keith Foggin Source - VicPol

More evidence in murder trial of missing man

By Jessica Howard Keith Foggin made a six-second call to Bacchus Marsh police on the day of his disappearance, a jury has heard. Crown Prosecutor, Daryl...
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DNA linked to missing man Keith Foggin

By Jessica Howard Police say DNA found in the back of Christopher Trotter’s vehicle belonged to missing man Keith Foggin. Forensic officer for Victoria Police, Janelle...
The former Maddingley Car Care workshop

Missing man’s thongs found in accused killer’s workshop

By Jessica Howard The only pair of shoes known to be worn by Keith Foggin were found in the workshop of his accused killer in...